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Levi lifts Texas Rio Grande Valley over Chicago St. 82-77

CHICAGO (AP) Javon Levi had 11 points and 10 assists to lead Texas Rio Grande Valley to an 82-77 win over Chicago State on Thursday night.

Lesley Varner II had 14 points and seven rebounds for Texas Rio Grande Valley (17-14, 8-6 Western Athletic Conference). Tyson Smith added 14 points. Solomon Hainna had 13 points for the visitors.

The Vaqueros were in trouble after the first half, heading into halftime trailing 46-35. But the visitors mounted a second-half rally to get back in it and ultimately earn the narrow five-point victory. The Cougars' 46 points in the first half marked a season high for the team.

Travon Bell scored a career-high 26 points for the Cougars (3-26, 0-14), whose losing streak reached 18 games. Delshon Strickland added 19 points. Anthony Harris had seven rebounds.

The Vaqueros improve to 2-0 against the Cougars on the season. Texas Rio Grande Valley defeated Chicago State 77-46 on Jan. 31. Texas Rio Grande Valley takes on UMKC on the road on Saturday. Chicago State takes on New Mexico State at home on Saturday.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo UTRGV 17-14 354782
home team logo Chicago State 3-26 463177
Team Stats
away team logo UTRGV 17-14 71.2 PPG 36.5 RPG 13.6 APG
home team logo Chicago State 3-26 61.6 PPG 34.6 RPG 11.8 APG
Key Players
3
T. Winn III 12.6 PPG 4.7 RPG 1.6 APG 44.5 FG%
10
A. Harris 13.7 PPG 5.1 RPG 2.1 APG 43.1 FG%
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0 3PT FG% 0
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